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The Lost Years: Radical Islam, Intifada, and Wars in the Middle East, 2001-2006
The Lost Years: Radical Islam, Intifada, and Wars in the Middle East, 2001-2006
by Charles Enderlin
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"Enderlin meticulously chronicles the political and diplomatic impasses...revealing the history of this former film noir through interviews with the men who were its lead actors." —Le Monde From Ariel Sharon's ascent to power in... (read more)

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House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East
by Anthony Shadid
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In January 2002 Rory Stewart walked across Afghanistan-surviving by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers. By day he passed through mountains covered in nine feet of snow, hamlets burned and emptied... (read more)

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Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies
Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies
by Peter W Galbraith
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Called by New York Times columnist David Brooks the "smartest and most devastating" critic of President George W. Bush's Iraq policies, Peter Galbraith was the earliest expert to describe Iraq's breakup into religious and ethnic entities, a reality now... (read more)

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We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work
We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land: A Plan That Will Work
by Jimmy Carter
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In this urgent, balanced, and passionate book, Nobel Peace Laureate and former President Jimmy Carter argues that the present moment is a unique time for achieving peace in the Middle East — and he offers a bold and comprehensive plan to do just... (read more)

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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
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An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad's Green Zone, a walled-off enclave of towering plants, posh villas, and sparkling swimming pools that was the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq. The Washington Post's former Baghdad bureau... (read more)

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Turkey Unveiled: A History of Modern Turkey
Turkey Unveiled: A History of Modern Turkey
by Hugh Pope
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In this deeply revealing guide to modern Turkish culture and politics(The New York Times Book Review), Hugh and Nicole Pope provide a glimpse into a culture that has long been misunderstood. Turkey Unveiled is the only book in many years to attempt to... (read more)

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We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project)
We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project)
by Peter Van Buren
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"One diplomat's darkly humorous and ultimately scathing assault on just about everything the military and State Department have done—or tried to do—since the invasion of Iraq. The title says it all."—The New York Times... (read more)

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Islam and the Arab Awakening
Islam and the Arab Awakening
by Tariq Ramadan
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One of the most important developments in the modern history of the Middle East, the so-called Arab Spring began in Tunisia in December 2010, bringing down dictators, sparking a civil war in Libya, and igniting a bloody uprising in Syria. Its long-term... (read more)

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Revenge: A Story of Hope
Revenge: A Story of Hope
by Laura Blumenfeld
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"Revenge helps answer the question, who are you? You are what you're willing to avenge," Laura Blumenfeld explained to Salon.com. A decade after her father, an American rabbi visiting Jerusalem, was shot and almost killed, Blumenfeld... (read more)

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Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel
by Max Blumenthal
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In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the siege of increasingly authoritarian politics as the... (read more)

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What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?
What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?
by David Harris Gershon
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David Harris-Gershon and his wife, Jamie, moved to Jerusalem full of hope. Then, in the midst of a historic cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians, a bomb shrieked through Hebrew Universitys cafeteria. Jamie was hurled across the room, her body... (read more)

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Suleiman the Magnificent
Suleiman the Magnificent
by Andre Clot
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Suleiman's reign as Sultan marked the apogee of Ottoman power. His empire held dominion over three continents, and, populated by more than thirty million inhabitants, prospered under a well-directed and authoritarian economy. In this celebrated book... (read more)

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No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent Into Chaos
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent Into Chaos
by Charles Ferguson
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The first book of its kind to chronicle the reasons behind Iraq's descent into guerilla war, warlord rule, criminality, and anarchy, No End In Sight is a shocking story of wholesale incompetence, recklessness, and venality. Culled from over 200 hours of... (read more)

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Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
Palestine Peace Not Apartheid
by Jimmy Carter
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President Carters challenging and provocative assessment of what must be done to bring permanent peace to Israel with dignity and justice for Palestinians--and one of the most important books of the year--is now available in paperback.... (read more)

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The Muslim Brotherhood: The Burden of Tradition
The Muslim Brotherhood: The Burden of Tradition
by Alison Pargeter
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This unique study offers a new perspective on the Muslim Brotherhood and its objectives.... (read more)

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America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
by Hugh Wilford
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From the 9/11 attacks to waterboarding to drone strikes, relations between the United States and the Middle East seem caught in a downward spiral. And all too often, the Central Intelligence Agency has made the situation worse. But this crisis was not a... (read more)

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The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class Is the Key to Defeating Extremism
The Rise of Islamic Capitalism: Why the New Muslim Middle Class Is the Key to Defeating Extremism
by Vali Nasr
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Leading authority on the Islamic world and influential advisor to the Obama administration Vali Nasr shows that the West’s best hope of winning the battle against Islamic extremists is to foster the growth of a vibrant new Muslim middle class. This... (read more)

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Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Image and Reality of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
by Norman Finkelstein
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This polemical study challenges generally accepted truths of the Israel-Palestine conflict as well as much of the revisionist literature.... (read more)

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Self-Criticism After the Defeat
Self-Criticism After the Defeat
by Sadik Al Azm
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"A unique book. . . . al-Azm sought to strip Arab thought of its belief in fate and folk tales and superstition. . . . He told his people the sort of truths that outsiders are too embarrassed to tell, even when they were themselves able to see these... (read more)

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Arabia: In Search of the Golden Ages
Arabia: In Search of the Golden Ages
by Michael Morgan
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Sheltered between the cradle of civilization and the busiest trade routes of the ancient world, the Arabian Peninsula is home to millennia-old civilizations that have blossomed and thrived in some of the world's harshest conditions. For many Westerners... (read more)

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